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Fountain, MN


Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Fountain, the western gateway to the Root River State Trail, is also the home of the Fillmore County Historical Center. The Historical Center houses a complete museum of antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia from the past, either lent or donated by residents or former residents of Fillmore County. It also offers a comprehensive library of information on the genealogy of Fillmore County. Of special interest is an airplane, constructed by Bernard Pietenpol, who resided in Cherry Grove, and was a pioneer aviator. A must see is our collection of over 35 restored Oliver tractors. Also, a rural one room school from the Fountain-Preston area has been renovated, restored, and is available for inspection on the museum grounds, located at the intersection of County Highway 8 and Highway 52.


Fountain offers an assortment of retail establishments, including Drury Furniture, offering quality furniture in room settings, and considered one of the leading furniture stores in southern Minnesota. Other businesses include Herman's Standard Service, Main Street Inn, Village Square, Ray N Dots Drive In, Willie's Grocery and Locker, Twelve Point Grill, Fountain Building Center, Fountain Grain and Feed, White Corner Cafe, Richard's Pump Service, K & R Equipment, Fountain Car Wash, Johnson Insurance Agency, The First State Bank of Fountain, Key to the Past, and Valley Design Enterprise.

Fountain's annual Trail Days celebration is held in June.
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Chatfield, MN

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Chatfield is one of those places that everyone needs to experience from time to time. Oh sure, there are supermarkets and a few convenience stores in town, like everywhere else, but this place is full of history. The downtown is filled with turn-of-t ..... 
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Canton, MN

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Canton, Minnesota, located along U.S. Highway 52 is the first city in Minnesota along this major north-south route.

Canton was originally founded in 1879 as a stopping point for the railroad. At first its legal name was "Boomer," depicting ho ..... 
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Caledonia, MN

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Caledonia was named for the ancient name of Scotland. Caledonians celebrate their founding with an annual Founder's Day celebration in June. The hardwood forests and terrain are unique to this area. Torrents of meltwater carved out deep valleys and l ..... 
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Preston, MN

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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The city of Preston became situated on the south branch of the Root River in 1853. The location of the town was most desirable as the river afforded opportunities for a dam, land for houses and access to abundant supplies of timber, water power, ..... 
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Not being reasonable, is not necessarily unreasonable

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Monday, September 3, 2001

An essay by Neil Haugerud

Reason, one can argue, is perhaps one of the most overrated attributes of human intelligence, and the archenemy of innovation and spontaneity. While the analytical lifestyles of today ..... 
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Sam the Wonder Dog

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Monday, September 10, 2001

One of the movies that I have in my collection is about a boy and his dog titled, LASSIE COME HOME. After I watched it, I started to think; I have a dog, he is smart and why couldn’t he get into show business? After ..... 
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Commute 004

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Monday, September 10, 2001

It’s been twenty-four years since I took ninth grade biology, so it came as a real surprise when my teacher called me a couple of weeks ago. My name has changed since then, so he wasn’t sure whom he was calling, but ..... 
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Are You Game?

Fri, Sep 7th, 2001
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Monday, September 10, 2001

Another N.F.L. season is upon us and I am ready to make my predictions.

Looking ahead 16 regular season games and several playoff matchups from now, I pick the St. Louis Rams and the Miami Dolphins to go al ..... 
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